Richland Library is hosting the author of “Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools” and “Sing a Rhythm, Dance a Blues: Education for the Liberation of Black and Brown Girls.” Join us for Let’s Talk Race: A Conversation with Dr. Monique Morris from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 22. Please register at richlandlibrary.com for the online program, which is free and open to the public.
Vivian Anderson, founder of EveryBlackGirl, Inc., is moderating the discussion with Morris, an award-winning author and social justice scholar who has three decades of experience in the areas of education, civil rights, juvenile and social justice. Morris is also executive producer and co-writer of the documentary film currently airing on PBS “Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools,” which is based upon two of her books. To learn more about Morris, visit richlandlibrary.com.
This online program is made possible thanks to funding from the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation and SC Humanities.
About Richland Library
Awarded the National Medal in 2017 by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Richland Library is a vibrant, contemporary organization that provides resources and information that advance the Midlands. Offering state-of-the-art technology, a variety of literary and cultural programs and 13 bustling facilities located throughout the county, Richland Library provides a truly customizable, modern library experience for residents and visitors alike.